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US President Donald Trump has maintained support for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen [Mark Wilson-Bloomberg]

US mulls Houthi ‘terror’ label as groups say civilians to suffer

United States lawmakers, international aid groups and rights advocates are warning the outgoing Trump administration against reported plans to label Yemen’s Houthi rebel group a “foreign terrorist organisation”, saying it would worsen the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
FILE - The United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths speaks to the press upon his arrival at Sanaa international airport in Yemen, March 24, 2018

UN to reduce aid to Houthi-controlled Yemen

A United Nations official has told VOA that the organization is reducing its aid to areas controlled by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in northern Yemen because of the group’s restrictions on humanitarian operations in a country that is said to have the worst humanitarian crisis in the world
A Saudi-brokered deal to end a standoff between Yemen's internationally recognised government and southern separatists in the port city of Aden is expected to be announced on Thursday, officials said.

Yemen government, separatists expected to announce Aden deal

A Saudi-brokered deal to end a standoff between Yemen's internationally recognised government and southern separatists in the port city of Aden is expected to be announced on Thursday, officials said.
The foreign minister of war-ravaged Yemen has used his address before the United Nations General Assembly to blame Iran for the years-long conflict in his country, as well as to take aim at the United Arab Emirates for supporting separatists in the south.

Yemen foreign minister blames Iran for war, takes aim at UAE

The foreign minister of war-ravaged Yemen has used his address before the United Nations General Assembly to blame Iran for the years-long conflict in his country, as well as to take aim at the United Arab Emirates for supporting separatists in the south.
The Yemen’s Houthi rebels said they launched multiple bomb-laden drone attacks on Saturday on an oil refinery of Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Houthi-run al-Masirah TV reports.

Yemeni rebels claim fresh attacks on Saudi oil refinery

The Yemen’s Houthi rebels said they launched multiple bomb-laden drone attacks on Saturday on an oil refinery of Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Houthi-run al-Masirah TV reports.
A United States State Department spokesman has called the bombing earlier this week of a Save the Children-supported hospital in Yemen awful and urged the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen to conduct an investigation.

US calls for probe into Yemen hospital bombing

A United States State Department spokesman has called the bombing earlier this week of a Save the Children-supported hospital in Yemen "awful" and urged the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen to conduct an investigation.
Germany has extended a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia for another six months, a government spokesman said.

Germany extends Saudi arms sale ban for another six months

Germany has extended a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia for another six months, a government spokesman said.
A Yemeni soldier stands guard in the port city of Aden [Jon Gambrell-AP Photo]

Man who witnessed rape by UAE-linked fighters in Yemen found dead

Protesters have rallied in Yemen's port city of Aden for a fourth day, angry at the killing of a man who testified against four Emirati-backed fighters accused of raping a seven-year-old boy.
US-made Oshkosh armoured vehicles were given to the Abu al-Abbas Brigade in Taiz, CNN reported [Al Jazeera]

Report: Saudi Arabia, UAE gave US arms to al-Qaeda-linked groups

Saudi Arabia and its coalition partner in Yemen, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reportedly transferred US-made weapons to al-Qaeda-linked groups and a Salafi militia whose commander who once "served with" the Yemeni branch of ISIL, a CNN investigation has found.
The Saudi-UAE military alliance at war with Yemen's Houthis says it bombed Sanaa International Airport and an adjoining airbase which were allegedly being used to launch drone and ballistic missile attacks.

15 Yemeni rebels killed in botched missile attack on Saudi Arabia

At least 15 Houthi rebels were killed on Wednesday when attempting to launch a ballistic missile toward Saudi Arabia from Northern Yemen, the Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV reported.
The Sudanese soldiers fight alongside Yemeni armed groups backed by Saudi Arabai, says NYT [Nael Shyoukhi- Reuters]

Report: Saudi Arabia recruited Darfur children to fight in Yemen

Saudi Arabia recruited children from Sudan's conflict-ravaged Darfur region to fight on the frontlines of its war in Yemen, the New York Times has reported.
The bombing of a school bus in Yemen's Sadaa in August killed 51 people, including 40 children [File- Naif Rahma-Reuters]

UN body slams Saudi Arabia for deadly Yemen attacks

A United Nations body has called on Saudi Arabia to immediately halt its deadly airstrikes against civilians in war-torn Yemen and prosecute officials responsible for child casualties due to unlawful attacks.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabia approves $200 million grant to Yemen to stem Riyal’s slide

Saudi Arabia will grant 200 million dollars to Yemen’s Central Bank to stem the riyal’s slide, local media reported on Tuesday.
Dubai International Airport Terminal 3

Dubai airport denies attacks by Houthi rebels’ drones

Dubai International Airport denied Yemeni Houthi rebels’ reports that the airport was attacked by drones, the Dubai government’s media office said on Sunday.

Saudi Arabia to resume oil exports through Red Sea lane

Top Oil Exporter Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it would resume all oil shipments through the strategic Red Sea shipping lane of Bab al-Mandeb, the state news agency SPA reported.

UN Envoy: There is a veiled vision to divide Yemen

Al-Sayyad's comments come after a crisis over the island of Socotra, southwest of Yemen. The UAE deployed 300 soldiers, along with tanks and artillery, to the famed UNESCO World Heritage Site at the beginning of May.

UN, HRW allege human rights abuse of African migrants in Yemen

The UN and Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday said African migrants and asylum seekers in Yemen are being subjected to physical and sexual abuse in detention.

Yemen’s Houthi rebels fire ballistic missile at Riyadh

Houthi rebels have told Al Jazeera they fired a long-range ballistic missile towards the Saudi capital, Riyadh, in retaliation to three years of air strikes that had decimated Yemen, the Arab world's poorest country.

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Speaker: Lagos Assembly to pass 2021 budget before December 31

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We believe it is South East’s turn to produce next president – Ebonyi PDP...

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